Historic recount completes first day; Franken wins ballot case
Update 3:05 a.m.
ST. PAUL - Relatively few disputes were reported today as hundreds of Minnesotans pored over U.S. Senate ballots in a historic U.S. Senate election recount.
If the recount of 2.9 million ballots elevates Al Franken to be the winner, Democrats would have even stronger control of the Senate. Going into today, Franken trailed incumbent Republican by 215 votes.
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